|Harvey Keitel||Eddie Israel|
|James Russo||Francis Burns|
|Nancy Ferrara||Madlyn Israel|
|Victor Argo||Director of Photography|
|Leonard L. Thomas||Prop Guy|
As his marriage rapidly deteriorates, respected New York City director Eddie Israel leaves his family on the East Coast and journeys to Los Angeles to make a film about a decadent husband and wife in a souring relationship. But Israel begins a love-hate affair with leading lady Sarah Jennings, who's also sleeping with starring actor Francis Burns . Amidst the drugs, alcohol, tears and promiscuity, reality and filmmaking become dangerously intermingled.